2019-20, Issue 3

February 15, 2019

The UK automotive manufacturing industry saw 1.67m cars built in 2017, with the sector contributing £21.5bn to British GDP in 2015. With 180,000 people directly employed in automotive manufacturing and a further 640,000 in support industrie...

February 15, 2019

What lies behind the yield curve?

The so-called ‘yield-curve’ is probably the most popular market predictor for economic health. This curve is measured by subtracting current short-term government bond rates from those offered on longer-term...

February 15, 2019

2018 was the worst year for China economically in the past decade. Economic growth in the third quarter sank to 6.5% and the forecast for 2019 is even lower, at 6-6.5%. Apple’s revision of its sales forecast for China warns investors that a...

February 15, 2019

Beyond H.C Andersen, Carlsberg, and LEGOs, the one thing which sets Denmark apart from the rest of the world is the concept of ‘hygge’. Hygge explains a cosy state of being, a feeling of contentment and well-being; it is your hands wrapped...

February 15, 2019

With the country drowning in debt, a mere 2 months of imports worth of foreign reserves, currency being the weakest it’s been in decades and security issues around the disputed area Kashmir, the future seems bleak for Pakistan.

July 2018 saw...

February 15, 2019

Big-oil titan ExxonMobil became the first company to locate the long sought-after oil wells off the coast of Guyana in 2015, and they found it in abundance; an estimated 5bn barrels of oil lie beneath the seabed off the coast of the small,...

February 15, 2019

The dominance of the oil barons has come to an end. For nearly a century the black oil was at the centre stage of global events: war, technological advancement - it was the fuel for the world economy and partially still is. - looking at the...

February 15, 2019

Artificial Intelligence is beginning to branch into the financial sector, raising questions as to whether humans will be completely displaced by these high performance machines. Banks can now purchase robots that can replicate human activit...

February 15, 2019

A vast majority of the lower middle class is directly dependent on agriculture for jobs. This is seen in the fact that it employs more than 40% of the total workforce, despite its shrinking contribution to the country’s GDP. Henceforth, it’...

February 15, 2019

Venezuela was once one of the most prosperous nations in Latin America, being the country with the largest proven oil reserves in the world. Now, there is no single day where we do not hear the news highlighting Venezuela’s current situatio...

February 15, 2019

Markets had experienced a whole lot of volatility towards the end of December to close out 2018 and the beginning of the new year was no different. On January 3rd, in the early hours of Asian trading, the FX markets were rumbled when the Ja...

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